Matt
STEWART

Height:  6-5
Weight:  205
Position:  LB / RB
Class:  1997
College:  Vanderbilt University
 

Stallion Great Player Profile

Career Notes

  • Three-year letter-winner in Basketball and Football

  • Letter-winner in Baseball

1996 (Senior)

  • Division-III First Team All-Ohio

  • Division-III Central District Co-Defensive Player of the Year

  • Division-III First Team All-Central District

  • Dispatch-Agonis Lineman of the Year

  • 1991 recipient of the Shamrock Club of Columbus Knute Rockne Award, presented to an outstanding student-athlete of the Franklin County area

  • All-CCL

  • Rushed for 1,500 yards and scored 17 touchdowns

At Vanderbilt University

  • Started every game from 1998-2000 (33 consecutive)

  • 299 career tackles, 41.5 for a loss with 14 sacks

  • 108 tackles (led team) with 12 for a loss, 6.5 sacks and 4 forced fumbles in 2000

  • 2000 Vanderbilt MVP and Outstanding Defensive Player

  • Two-time Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll (1998, 1999)

  • 2000 Team Captain

  • Four-year letter-winner

  • 2000 East-West Shrine participant

  • 2000 Blue-Gray All-Star Classic participant

As a Professional

  • Selected in the 4th Round (102nd overall) in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons

  • Played 10 seasons in the NFL

  • 291 career tackles, 8 sacks, 5 forced fumbles with 1 interception

  • 60 career starts 

Source:  NFL.com